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Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
of water. so is paul ryan. he's against it. house speaker john boehner actually says raising it would be unfair to workers? >> a lot of people who are being paid the minimum wage are being paid that because they come to the workforce with no skills. and this makes it harder for them to acquire the skills they need in order to climb that ladder successfully. >> how convoluted is that? the message from john boehner, if you're a low-skilled worker, hey, stay poor. democrats are ready to pounce all over this. white house senior adviser dan pfeiffer asked republicans for an actual plan to ensure full-time workers will not live in poverty. the president plans to press the issue hard as he takes it -- makes it a big part of his policy agenda on the road. republicans, they are all over the place in response. for instance, take congresswoman marcia blackburn of tennessee. she said a low minimum wage was good for her when she got her first job. >> i remember my first job. when i was working in a retail store, growing up down there in laurel, mississippi, i was making like $2.15 an hour. and i w
CNBC
Feb 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
and the relationship between jobless claims and the s&p 500. one reason, paul will tell you, he's still bullish because jobless claims, the four-week average, at a post-recession low. >> all right, john, you're sitting there on the trading desk all day long, see the flow. what kind of a commitment are you seeing in terms of equities? is it still as strong as it was earlier in the year in january. what can you tell us in terms of the sentiments on the part of big institutional investors? >> what we're seeing now is the dips are getting smaller and smaller so guys are not waiting for that bigger dip. they are buying smaller and smaller dips. that's why today we saw the walmart news coming out, but that dip was fairly bought pretty quickly so walmart was able to hold above its weekly moving average which was a positive sign. i think you actually broke the newsnews that that was an e-mail and voicing the opinions of one person at walmart so i think that was much ado about nothing. if we look at the empire p.m. this morning, very good. consumer confidence was good. things are getting better. washington is g
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